SYNTHETIC LOVE by Sarah Heitz De Chabaneix
Diane, in her fifties, fantasizes about the enigmatic Pierre, who works with her at the gas station. When she wins a trip for two around France, she decides to invite him along. But she wasn’t aware that Pierre already has someone quite special in his life….
Best Student Short
LA ROSA DIMENTICATA by Carla Di Ilio
Fiammetta lives in a small village clinging to the mountain, she is ten years old and has a dream: to become an opera singer. When she doesn't have to help her mother with the flower shop, she goes behind the scenes of the theater near her home to spy on the rehearsals. One day Fiammetta has to make a delivery and walks with her friend Rocco through the labyrinthine streets of the town. But suddenly they run into a strange house ...the home of a Witch! Fiammetta is attracted to something that glitters on the table: a pair of theater binoculars. She looks inside it and see herself as young woman, standing in the middle of a big stage with a bouquet of red roses in her hand, blinded by the spotlights. The seasons pass, the flowers bloom....
Best Feature Film
ALICE AND THE LAND THAT WONDERS by Giulia Grandinetti
Alice is about to turn eighteen, but she doesn't seem to be ready to grow at all. A dive into the unconscious. A journey in search of a rebirth. A wish of hope to all the souls who choose life instead of suicide. A reasoning on the concept of normality, through the mirror of magical realism..
Best Short Doc.
WELLS OF HOPE by Lia Beltrami
"The day we left Syria, the bombings were as strong as rain ...". Hence the story of Shaima, fleeing the war, kidnapped as a victim of trafficking. Is there still hope? You cannot live without it.
Among stones, deserts, mountains and dust, a group of brave Arab women gives life to Wells of Hope, to give answers to the drama of trafficking, together with the worldwide network Talita Kum. They are women of different religions who live in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria. They move between borders, conflicts and refugees. They want to restore the dignity of the victims and rebuild the dignity of the abused people. The path is not easy, but the determination of these women will open a new way..
Andrea Bosca for The Last Crossroad
Françoise Miquelis for Synthetic Love
Best Supporting Actor
Mason Wells for Sleep Tight
Best Supporting Actress
Azzurra Rocchi for Alice and the Land that Wonders
Best Male Director
Alexo Wandael for To My Pink Lady
Best Female Director
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix for Synthetic Love
Candy Floss by Laura Torenbeek
Hier & Jetzt by Tom Sielemann
Bonbon Das Musical by Daniel Meier
L'ultimo Crocevia by Paolo Lobbia and Davide Cogni
Mother Mariam by Mustafa Gurbuz
Best Horror Movie
Amygdala by Brent Roofthooft
Best Thriller Movie
La teoria del sangue by Luca Elmi
Peng by Martin Thaler
Best Romantic Movie
The True Love of Hubert by Joris Adu
I love Puglia
Quello che resta by Giuseppe Laghezza
Best Fantasy Sci-Fi Movie
Innermind by Lea and Vera Borniotto
Best Drama Movie
Papà Uccidi il Mostro by Fabio Vasco
Best Italian Movie
L'ultimo Fascista by Giulia Magda Martinez
Best Animation Movie
The N.a.p. by Adolfo di Molfetta
Best LGBT Movie
Il Vestito by Maurizio Ravallese
Best TV Pilot
Check, Please! by Eléa Clair and Marine Assaiante
The Heartbeat of Life by Giuseppe Malpasso
London Arabia by Daniel Jewel
Holestepper by Sergio Fernandez Munos
Festival Director Award
Imbéciles Heureux by Clémentine Odion
Alexo Wandael and Cristina Rambaldi for To My Pink Lady
Marine Assaiante for Check, Please!
Roberto Serrini for Italy in Bocca